fun for travel buffs with Aerial Shots, Webcams and graphic flight tracking.|
If you want
it fast, MapQuest will give you a quick
aerial photo right off it's street map. MapBlast
is handy because it gives you your longitude and latitude, then you can use them
on the Microsoft Terra Server site.
instance, the Empire State Building at 350 5th Ave in NYC, is Lat: 40.7483 Lon:
Next on the Terra Server site, you'd click on "Advanced Find",
and then in the Decimal Latitude and Longitude fields, put in your numbers.
- Graphical Flight Tracker
Track a flight with
real-time data from the national aviation radar system.
See the plane move
across the map with Speed, Heading and Altitude gauges.
an aerial shot of your neighborhood, or
favorite vacation spots and landmarks.
They've compiled a list of famous places - things like baseball and football stadiums,
Kennedy Space Center, the Grand Canyon, etc.
Departures Flight Tracker for EWR, JFK, LGA||Current
Flight Traffic for EWR International Airport|
Experience the world through Webcams. Jump
around from spot to spot!
is your computer taking you today? This site takes visitors through 80 Webcam
views from around the world. See what's happening live, at 80 different world
sites while you browse.|
any spot on the Globe, and then click on Aerial Photo!|
One click on the street
map, displays attractions, lodging, schools, entertainment, etc. on to your map.
- MSN Maps. Gives you longitude and latitude.|
Zoom in and out, or make the
Has driving directions and nearby weather.
the map around with your mouse, (even works with Satellite view) or double-click
to zoom in. Want to find free wifi hotspots - Type in "free wifi" and the zip
code, and they appear on the map. To locate a business, (pizza place ), just enter
"pizza" in the search box and they will appear.|
- Check out that travel address, although this site is more for owners and buyers.
Get bird's bye view images. 3D-like images let you examine homes at an angle.
You can see all sides of the home up close, and tell how it is positioned on a
lot. They show tax, property valuations, and home specs. |
links to airline and cruise tickets - |
Tip - Before you buy, read this good reference
article about buying tickets online.
It will save you time
Detailed seatmap graphics and in-depth comments
about seats with limited recline, reduced legroom, and misaligned windows. |
to help identify superior and substandard seats, in-seat power port locations,
galley, lavatory, exit row, and closet locations.
to bring, what to pack and how to do it tips.
Can you get away with just one
Orbitz - Airport
Code list (by city)
Farecast (now Bing Travel) shows if fares are rising
or dropping. Based on the prediction, they provide a recommendation to buy now
or buy later.
Travel Zoo claims to be the most trusted publisher of travel deals and recommends
only deals they can confirm. They are the largest publisher of travel deals on
Fare Chase is a search engine that searches the
leading travel websites. After retrieving prices and options, FareChase compares
the data and presents the best availability and lowest cost.
Then you click
on to virtually any major travel website to make the booking directly.
search engine that compares fares from 20 major travel sites including Lowestfare,
Continental, United, Hotel discounts, and more.
They offer automated alerts
that tell you when fares reach target prices that you have specified in advance.
They offer the kinds of things that
are important to business travelers, like travel tips for people continually traveling
to the same destination.
In addition to lowest fares, favorite airline and
upgrade availability, the site will give you wireless pager alerts with your flight
status one hour before it's supposed to leave.
claim that every day, millions of hotel rooms, airline seats, cruise cabins, rental
cars, vacation packages, bed and breakfast suites, and event tickets go unsold.
Last MinuteTravel wants to be your first stop for last-minute travel and entertainment
Flights, Cruise Vacations, Car rentals
35000 Hotels, some with pictures
20,000 Bed and Breakfasts
|Shop for cruises,
vacation packages, and more.|
claim to have the best prices, are known to be a comprehensive cruise review site,
have an online Currency Converter, and a link page to all the Cruiseline Websites.
Another feature is their HOT DEALS, and LUXURY & UNIQUE HOT DEALS.
CruiseDirect is dedicated to providing its
customers with access to great deals on cruise vacations.They have access to special
rates that turn into big savings. They back up all deals on the site with a price
have Cruise News:
- Cuban Migrants Pulled Aboard Cruise Ship,
Cruise Passengers Watch As Captain Orders Rescue.
- Powerful typhoon strikes
South Korea's coast and flips cruise ship.
- World's Biggest Cruise Ship,
the Queen Mary 2, Sets Sail Off France in Maiden 3-Day Voyage.
They also have | Message Boards | Reviews | Photo Galleries | Cruise Deals, and
Cruise Cam Stations
motto - Every Cruise Line, every ship, every cabin, at a discount - guaranteed!
They have last minute offers, free upgrades, and you can view ships, cabins, deck
plans, and photos, and read expert reviews.
to scan their list of last-minute markdowns which typically occur within 90 days
of departure and are most prevalent during the slow season for a particular destination.
Potential savings is up to 75%. For those planning their cruise more than 90 days
in advance, click on
useful links to help you enjoy your trip - |
Menus for many major cities
|| All the Airline Websites can be found here|
Welcome to the National Geographic's personal cruise
ship tour, a virtual walk through of Norwegian's Dreamward.
network of city guides.
Line up all your events ahead of time.
||CityPass can save nearly half the cost
of visiting the most popular big city attractions in New York, Atlanta, Boston,
Philadelphia, Toronto, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Hollywood, Southern California,
and Houston. Includes places like Disneyland, Statue of Liberty, Georgia Aquarium,
Empire State Building, Shedd Aquarium.|
- Start with the Prudential
Skywalk Observatory, Boston's only sky-high vantage point for sweeping 360
degree views. Your eyes and ears do the walking as you experience the exclusive
state-of-the-art Antenna Audio Tour detailing the city's many points of interest
(avoid their parking lot).
walking on the Freedom
Trail you just heard about.
map of the trail from Beantown Trolley)
aboard the USS
Constitution which has served the Navy and America for over 208 years, making
her the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world.
In the North End try the Piccola
Venezia for some great Italian food at a fair price and even discounted parking
at the Sudbury St lot. (call for info).
This vehicle drives you around Boston, then
the car turns into a boat and travels around the Charles River showing many of
the other sights of Boston from the water. Catch it from the Museum
Longfellow's Wayside Inn - A National Historic
Site in Sudbury Massachusetts not far from Westborough. Download the Wayside
Self-Guided Tour - Tour
Map and Photos
Duck Tour - Philadelphia
- Independence Hall - The Liberty Bell - The Philadelphia Mint - Betsy Ross' House
- Ben Franklin's Grave - Philly's Vietnam War Memorial - Society Hill - South
Street. - Splash into the Delaware River for a view of the city from the water.
Ride The Ducks vehicle is based on the famous WWII DUKW amphibious design.
Duck Tours - Baltimore
- Edgar Allan Poe's Grave - Star-Spangled Banner Flag House - The Battle
Monument - The Washington Monument - Little Italy - Fell's Point.
Duck Tours - Branson-
Fun and music with history and sights. Learn about Ozark Mountain history, the
lakes, its famous personalities and its impact on the state and our nation. Find
out about Branson's role in film, song and sports too.
rates and Show-ticket offers. |
Casino and Hotel listings with ratings.
Your online guide to Mexico. Check out the current
news before you travel to find out what's going on when you'll be there, or click
on their "Mexico Cities and States Guide" to find out about Government,
Holidays, and History. Weather, travel and shopping information is also available.
written by people who have discovered out-of-the-way delights while they lived
in Mexico or traveled its highways and byways, It's material you won't find in
most travel brochures. The lowdown on Mexico from people who know it. |
Stunning digital photographs with articles and essays on topics such as architecture,
history and food. Great info on driving across the border and dealing with a highway
accident and mechanics.
Translate a block of text or an entire webpage. Select the 'from' and 'to' languages
from a list. |
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out everything before you travel,
or just visit Musée du Louvre online.
With 30 years of travel experience, Rick Steves knows his stuff. Here you'll
find thousands of articles on trip planning, a community of travelers, guided
tours, and a travel store.
Desktop Wallpaper - from National Geographic
The world's most comprehensive wine Web
site, features ratings and descriptions
more than 55,000 red and white wines.
Travel-related chats and bulletin
article archives from the magazine, and even a daily news report
Interknowledge Travel Network
tourism information site for
AFRICA, ASIA, CARIBBEAN
EUROPE, LATIN AMERICA
Click to enjoy the world!
to do and where to go in the world's major cities
Amtrak Home Page
Schedules, Reservations, Promotions
State Listing - State flags
Greyhound bus lines
Check here for special offers and schedules
America's Largest Harbor Cruise Company
10 ships in 8 famous US port cities -
Boston, Chicago, Seattle, Washington
Norfolk Philadelphia New Jersey, New York
Luncheons Or Dinner, Festive
Live Bands For Dancing Fun, Spectacular Skyline View
Is it still the largest regional family theme park
in the nation?
444 acres of action-packed rides, shows and attractions in the No. 1 Movie Studio
and Theme Park in the World!
The Disney Web Site - for people
of all ages.
offers discount information Disney, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Legoland and
other Southern California & Florida attractions.
Check this site out first
before putting your money down anywhere.